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The Philistines Placing the Ark of the Covenant in the Temple of Dagon

about 1540–1560
Giovanni Battista Franco (Italian, about 1510–1561)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 06, ii/iii

Dimensions

Platemark: 26.5 x 41.6 cm (10 7/16 x 16 3/8 in.)(trimmed on the platemark)

Accession Number

54.575

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, bottom right, stamped in blue ink, the mark of the d'Arenberg Collection, Brussels and Nordkirchen (Lugt 567); verso, lower right-center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)

Provenance

The d'Arenberg Collection, Brussels, Nordkirchen (Lugt 567); The Swetzoff Gallery, Boston; from whom purchased May 13, 1954

Credit Line

George Peabody Gardner Fund